New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours aims to provide the best kayak experience for each and every customer that comes our way. Our guides have years of experience both in paddling and in hospitality! We’ll make sure that you are having an amazing time on the water, all while staying safe and learning about the surrounding ecosystems. Louisiana’s wetlands are considered to be one of the most critically endangered areas of natural habitat remaining in the state.
Your swamp tour will be a guided, beginner friendly paddle of the bayous, swamps and rivers in the New Orleans area that will take you past beautiful cypress groves, abandoned houseboats, and exotic wildlife. Tours locations vary and our dependent on water levels and weather. Our paddle locations include Manchac Swamp, the Pearl River, Honey Island Swamp and Cane Bayou. We live for the opportunity to share our passion for the outdoors with you. Here at New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours, we love what we do! We kayak old moss strewn cypress swamps where the pirate Jean Lafitte roamed so many years ago. During your journey we explore and keep our eyes searching for wildlife, such as, turtles, alligators, bald eagles, egret, blue heron, pileated woodpeckers, mink, otter, wild boar, SWAMP PEOPLE, deer and the elusive Honey Island Swamp Monster!
Cost: Starts at $59/person
Times: See “Book Now” for current times. 9:30 12:30 and 3:30 currently
Where: Call for current kayak launch site.
Transportation: Can be arranged through our booking system, with a 3rd party vendor. Add transportation to your tour for $20/person round trip from New Orleans and get picked up at your hotel, or from our office in Mid City (10 minute walk from the French Quarter.)
Group Size: Kayak Tours can be arranged for a minimum of 2 people. Call or book online for private tours. For single paddlers, we can add you to a trip already organized unless a private tour is preferred. We use tandem kayaks only on the swamp tour. (Single kayaks available on private tours, or odd number groups)
Private Tours: We specialize in private tours, call us for more info or book online. 504-571-9975
Whats Included: Guide, gear, lesson, narrative, photography optional (photos, uploaded to our Facebook page)
What to Bring: Swimsuit or light layered synthetic clothing, wind breaker/fleece if cooler, change of clothes, towel, hat, sunglasses, sunglasses retainer, water proof camera, water. Gratuity is not included in kayak tour price. Your guide works hard to ensure your safety and well being, please let them know if you had a good time.